WordPress is the #1 website and blogging platform available. The options and versatility make it ideal for growing and scaling your business. And if you know how to use it, it’s also FREE!
Who is this for?
This WordPress workshop is for small businesses and entrepreneurs in Maine who:
Click below to learn more about each of the topics we will cover.
We will help ensure you have a custom URL/Domain name and a hosting account utilizing affordable and reliable service providers.
Getting your domain will require a bit of thought and investigation on your part to ensure that the name is something that meets the following criteria:
- Availability – We recommend you use whois.com or namecheap.com to see if the domain you want is available.
- Usability – We recommend you try to choose a domain that is easy to spell and say.
If you’re like most responsible business owners, you’re wondering what your alternatives might be. Or you’ve already done your research and you know that they are as follows…
Use a ‘starter’ website platform such as Wix, Weebly, 1 & 1, or a page builder provided by your hosting company.
No doubt, these will get you started. However, they won’t take you very far. Your SEO will be poor and you will be limited in functionality.
Figure it out on your own.
You’re probably a genius, but unless you have experience, you will waist more time and energy than necessary in trying to figure out the set-up.
Leaving you frustrated, your site launch delayed, and the possiblity of errors in the set-up.
Hire a professional.
Let’s be honest, we all choose this option if we could, right?
However the reality is that not everyone can afford the cost of a professional web designer, copywriter, and graphic designer.
So, corners have to be cut and choices have to be made.
Meet Your Instructor
Kathrine Farris is the Owner and Virtual Business Professional behind the Strategic Office Support team. Kathrine has over 15 years of experience in technology, marketing, administrative, and managerial tasks. In addition to her role as VP and Branch manager of a major community bank, she was also an Instructor of Computer Applications at a Southern Maine Community College.
Since launching SOS, in 2009, Kathrine has been supporting numerous clients in creating and planning their online image, including websites, blogs, social media, and more. And now she’s offering local entrepreneurs her expertise in a small group setting.